Health and Medicine

Report: Arizona Lags in Children's Health Insurance

Nov 29, 2018 A report ranks Arizona as one of the 12 worst states in terms of the number of uninsured kids.

Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco

Nov 22, 2018 Tucson is considering raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in an effort to curb smoking among teens.

Study Confirms Concerns About Addictive Qualities of Smoking Substitutes

Nov 22, 2018 UA researcher finds e-cigarette cartridges can lead to dangerous levels of nicotine intake.

City of Tucson Shuts Down Homeless Camp

Nov 19, 2018 Cites health code violations and illegal use of property

Nurses at Two Tucson Hospitals Vote to Unionize

Nov 9, 2018 How unions function in right-to-work states like Arizona.

UA Center Receives Funding for Alzheimer's Research

Nov 9, 2018 $3.7 million grant to help researchers study problem growing in urgency.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Oct 31, 2018 Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Begins Nov 1

Oct 31, 2018 Additional health care choices are available for Pima County residents.

Sonoran Zika Case Spike Prompts Maricopa County Warning

Oct 25, 2018 The county is warning pregnant women about travel to the Mexican state of Sonora.

New Medicare Cards On The Way to Arizona Recipients

Oct 23, 2018 Changes come with warning about scammers trying to get information.

Arizona Looks to Put Out E-Cigarette Use Among Young People

Oct 22, 2018 The state's health services department is planning an aggressive anti-vape campaign.

15,000 Sign On to Banner-UA Nationwide Health Study

Oct 15, 2018 The goal is to get 100,000 Arizonans enrolled by 2023.

Sensor System Gives UA Researchers More Ways to Detect Lies

Oct 12, 2018 The system measures hundreds of cues that point to deception.

State Puts Hourly Air Quality Info Online

Oct 12, 2018 A website will let you know levels of ozone and particulate matter.

Research Ties Urban Flu Patterns to Population Density, Climate

Oct 10, 2018 Researchers say there's more to the spread of flu than the expected seasonal patterns.

Tucson VA Medical Center Drops to Lowest Ranking

Oct 5, 2018 Hospital chief of staff says staff is focused on doing better

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